20 - Roberto Vernaschi
Roberto Vernaschi
Birth Date: 01/29/1991
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Evesham, England
High School: Prince Henry's HS
Previous College: Delaware
Position: D
Experience: TR

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE: Integral member of the defense the past two seasons for the University of Delaware in Newark... played and started in all but one match in the 2010 season for a 6-9-2 club... took 5 shots... in 2009 took only 5 shots but had 2 goals and an assist for 5 points for a 7-12-0 club... the assist and game-winning goal came in a season-ending 4-1 win over Georgia State on Nov. 3.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Prince Henry's High School in native Evesham, England in 2009.

CLUB: Played for Aston Villa Football Club in the 2004 to 2007 seasons and for Redditch United in 2007-09.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 29, 1991, in Evesham, England... parents are Mino and Anita Vernaschi... has two brothers, Stefano and Antonio, the latter playing for the Titans in 2009 and 2010 after transferring from the University of Texas at Brownsville... business major... enjoys playing golf and tennis... works part-time for Platinum Property Partners... most memorable sports thrill was making the Colonial Athletic Association playoffs with the Fighting Blue Hens.

CAREER STATISTICS AT DELAWARE:

2009: 14 matches, 14 starts, 5 shots

2010: 17 matches, 17 starts, 2 goals, 1 game-winning goal, 1 assist, 5 points

TOTALS: 31 matches, 31 starts, 2 goals, 1 game-winning goal, 1 assist, 5 points